The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 92 106 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 18.66% 17.61% 19.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.54% 40.61% 52.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 72 88
Median daily rate £325 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% -9.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £28.13 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +14.79%
SQL
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
202 261 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 40.97% 43.36% 36.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 186 160
Median daily rate £400 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 4
Median hourly rate £55.00 £17.15 £20.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+220.69% -14.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the South Wales region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the South Wales region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

SQL
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +1 58 £275 -14.72% 7
Newport +1 16 £413 +3.12% 2
Bridgend +1 4 £563 +25.00% 7
Monmouthshire +2 1 £350 - 1
SQL
Wales

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for SQL.

1 65 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (29.50%) SQL Server
3 51 (25.50%) Windows
4 50 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 50 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 41 (20.50%) OO
5 41 (20.50%) Software Engineering
6 40 (20.00%) C#
7 39 (19.50%) SC Cleared
8 38 (19.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 36 (18.00%) Visual Studio
10 35 (17.50%) Java
11 32 (16.00%) TCP/IP
12 31 (15.50%) Oracle
12 31 (15.50%) Finance
13 30 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 30 (15.00%) Selenium
14 28 (14.00%) Migration
15 27 (13.50%) .NET
16 26 (13.00%) Eclipse
17 25 (12.50%) UML
17 25 (12.50%) Oracle Database
18 24 (12.00%) Data Migration
18 24 (12.00%) OOA/OOD
18 24 (12.00%) VoIP
19 23 (11.50%) PL/SQL
19 23 (11.50%) T-SQL
19 23 (11.50%) XML
20 22 (11.00%) JavaScript
20 22 (11.00%) HTML

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (6.50%) Apache
2 11 (5.50%) SAS
3 9 (4.50%) IIS
4 6 (3.00%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (2.50%) JBoss
5 5 (2.50%) MQSeries
6 4 (2.00%) Apache Spark
6 4 (2.00%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.00%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.50%) Confluence
7 3 (1.50%) FileNet
7 3 (1.50%) LiveCycle
8 2 (1.00%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.00%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.50%) CMS
9 1 (0.50%) Commerce Server
9 1 (0.50%) Moodle
9 1 (0.50%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.50%) Tornado
9 1 (0.50%) Umbraco
Applications
1 20 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.50%) MS Office
3 3 (1.50%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.50%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.50%) Gliffy
Business Applications
1 5 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.00%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (1.50%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.50%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (1.00%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.50%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.50%) Office 365
2 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (16.00%) TCP/IP
2 24 (12.00%) VoIP
3 21 (10.50%) SNMP
4 8 (4.00%) Firewall
5 3 (1.50%) DNS
5 3 (1.50%) VPN
6 2 (1.00%) HTTPS
6 2 (1.00%) LDAP
6 2 (1.00%) SSH
6 2 (1.00%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.50%) LAN
7 1 (0.50%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (29.50%) SQL Server
2 38 (19.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 30 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (12.50%) Oracle Database
5 21 (10.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 18 (9.00%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 13 (6.50%) RDBMS
8 13 (6.50%) Relational Database
9 11 (5.50%) MongoDB
9 11 (5.50%) NoSQL
10 10 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (4.50%) Biml
11 9 (4.50%) MS Access
11 9 (4.50%) Oracle Database 12c
12 8 (4.00%) Oracle9i Database
12 8 (4.00%) Redis
13 7 (3.50%) BusinessObjects
14 6 (3.00%) MySQL
15 5 (2.50%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 36 (18.00%) Visual Studio
2 30 (15.00%) Selenium
3 26 (13.00%) Eclipse
4 21 (10.50%) Rational DOORS
4 21 (10.50%) StarTeam
5 15 (7.50%) JIRA
6 13 (6.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (5.50%) Cucumber
7 11 (5.50%) JMeter
8 10 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
8 10 (5.00%) Subversion
9 9 (4.50%) Git (software)
9 9 (4.50%) JUnit
9 9 (4.50%) Maven
10 7 (3.50%) Ant
11 5 (2.50%) DbUnit
11 5 (2.50%) Spock
12 4 (2.00%) Burp Suite
12 4 (2.00%) Jenkins
12 4 (2.00%) QAComplete
General
1 31 (15.50%) Finance
2 6 (3.00%) Back Office
2 6 (3.00%) Legal
3 5 (2.50%) Banking
4 2 (1.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.50%) Advertising
5 1 (0.50%) Local Government
5 1 (0.50%) Military
5 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.50%) Retail
5 1 (0.50%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.50%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 86 (43.00%) Developer
2 45 (22.50%) Analyst
3 20 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 18 (9.00%) Test Analyst
5 16 (8.00%) Software Engineer
5 16 (8.00%) SQL Analyst
6 15 (7.50%) C# Developer
6 15 (7.50%) Software Developer
7 13 (6.50%) DBA
8 12 (6.00%) .NET Developer
8 12 (6.00%) Perl Developer
8 12 (6.00%) Senior Software Engineer
9 11 (5.50%) C# Software Developer
10 10 (5.00%) Data Analyst
11 9 (4.50%) SSIS Developer
12 8 (4.00%) C++ Developer
12 8 (4.00%) C++ Software Developer
12 8 (4.00%) Java Developer
12 8 (4.00%) Senior Developer
12 8 (4.00%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (13.50%) .NET
2 23 (11.50%) XML
3 22 (11.00%) HTML
3 22 (11.00%) jQuery
4 14 (7.00%) CSS
4 14 (7.00%) RESTful
5 13 (6.50%) .NET Framework
5 13 (6.50%) Entity Framework
6 10 (5.00%) Ajax
6 10 (5.00%) Kafka
6 10 (5.00%) Mojolicious
6 10 (5.00%) WinForms
7 9 (4.50%) SOAP
8 8 (4.00%) LINQ
8 8 (4.00%) Spring
9 7 (3.50%) J2EE
9 7 (3.50%) JSF
9 7 (3.50%) WCF
9 7 (3.50%) Web Services
9 7 (3.50%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.50%) NHS
3 8 (4.00%) Clustering
4 4 (2.00%) iPad
4 4 (2.00%) N-Tier
4 4 (2.00%) Replication
5 2 (1.00%) AS400
5 2 (1.00%) CMDB
5 2 (1.00%) Cryptography
5 2 (1.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.00%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.00%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.00%) PKI
6 1 (0.50%) Digital TV
6 1 (0.50%) Economics
6 1 (0.50%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.50%) PACS
6 1 (0.50%) Statistics
6 1 (0.50%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 51 (25.50%) Windows
2 19 (9.50%) Unix
3 15 (7.50%) Windows Server
4 9 (4.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (4.00%) Linux
5 8 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.00%) AIX
7 3 (1.50%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (20.50%) OO
2 41 (20.50%) Software Engineering
3 28 (14.00%) Migration
4 25 (12.50%) UML
5 24 (12.00%) Data Migration
5 24 (12.00%) OOA/OOD
6 22 (11.00%) Scrum
7 21 (10.50%) Requirements Management
8 20 (10.00%) Data Mapping
8 20 (10.00%) TDD
9 18 (9.00%) Business Intelligence
10 17 (8.50%) SDLC
11 16 (8.00%) Unit Testing
12 14 (7.00%) OOP
13 13 (6.50%) ETL
14 11 (5.50%) User Acceptance Testing
15 10 (5.00%) Test Scripting
16 9 (4.50%) Data Analysis
17 8 (4.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 40 (20.00%) C#
2 35 (17.50%) Java
3 23 (11.50%) PL/SQL
3 23 (11.50%) T-SQL
4 22 (11.00%) JavaScript
5 19 (9.50%) C
5 19 (9.50%) C++
6 17 (8.50%) Perl
7 10 (5.00%) Scala
8 8 (4.00%) Go
8 8 (4.00%) PHP
9 6 (3.00%) Shell Script
9 6 (3.00%) VBA
10 5 (2.50%) ANSI SQL
10 5 (2.50%) VB
11 4 (2.00%) Embedded C++
11 4 (2.00%) Python
12 3 (1.50%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.50%) Embedded C
13 2 (1.00%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 50 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 39 (19.50%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.00%) DV Cleared
3 8 (4.00%) ISEB
3 8 (4.00%) ISTQB
4 7 (3.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.50%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.50%) CCNA
6 3 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.00%) BC Cleared
7 2 (1.00%) Degree
7 2 (1.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.50%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.50%) QA
3 2 (1.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.00%) SLA
4 1 (0.50%) HL7
4 1 (0.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.50%) Hyper-V
2 5 (2.50%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.00%) vSphere
4 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (3.00%) Failover Clustering
2 5 (2.50%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (1.00%) Ansible
3 2 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.00%) yum
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 50 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 31 (15.50%) Oracle
3 21 (10.50%) Coverity
4 8 (4.00%) Cisco
4 8 (4.00%) Teradata
5 7 (3.50%) Informatica
5 7 (3.50%) MicroStrategy
5 7 (3.50%) VMware
6 5 (2.50%) Atlassian
7 4 (2.00%) Cloudera
7 4 (2.00%) IBM
8 3 (1.50%) Adobe
8 3 (1.50%) Cognos
8 3 (1.50%) Guidewire
8 3 (1.50%) ILOG
8 3 (1.50%) Splunk
8 3 (1.50%) Zend
9 2 (1.00%) Rally
9 2 (1.00%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.00%) Sitecore
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £301 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Port Talbot
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Cardiff Metropolitan University
Rate: From £32,600 to £36,672 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago